Category: Fishing

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‘Avid anglers’ all set for Rotorua streams opening

Fish Game Officer Anthony van Dorp checks a licence Ngongotaha Stream3.

Anglers are making plans to catch some big wild trout in particular, as some of Rotorua and Waikaremoana’s best known streams re-open for summer.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 23 November 2018

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Dear Anglers, The weekends forecast is looking pretty good for anglers, from the inland to the coastal parts of the region.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 16th November 2018

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Christchurch Show weekend has arrived and there is little sign of salmon about.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 9th November 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report.

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Gales fail to dampen opening weekend

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Nor-West gales failed to stop hundreds of Canterbury anglers from heading into the backcountry to celebrate the opening of the high country fishing season.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 2nd November 2018

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Dear Anglers, the weekends forecast is a shocker for inland parts of the region.

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Backcountry fisheries to be checked for angling pressure

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Fish & Game staff will be keeping a close eye on how much angling pressure is being placed on back country fisheries in the South Island as they open later...

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 26th October 2018

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Prospects for North Canterbury anglers look average in most places this weekend.

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 19th October 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, it’s the first long weekend of the fishing season coming up and the weather looks to be playing along for once.

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Fish for Gold angler ‘lucky several times over’ in his catch

Fish Gold 18 winner Sven Tetenburg

The only angler to catch an orange tagged trout in the Rotorua lakes “fishy lucky dip” has described just how lucky he was to catch the special trout.

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Weed removal makes Kids Fishing Day a success!

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A massive effort to remove more than 40 tonnes of invasive weed helped make the annual Christchurch Take a Kid Fishing Day a huge success.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 12th October 2018

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Dear Anglers, the weather forecast for this weekend in the High Country is looking better than the Lowland coastal region.

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Angler catches orange tag trout in ‘fishy lucky dip'

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An angler has caught the first trout with an orange tag in the Rotorua lakes “fishy lucky dip” – stoking up interest in the hunt for a fish worth $10,000.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 5th October 2018

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Reports from anglers since opening day have been great. With the stable flows we have had recently, fish have taken up residence wherever the conditions allow, with good numbers of...

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New trout season off to a flying start

Opening Oct 2018 Brent George with a solid rainbow from Lake Tarawera2.

Thousands of keen anglers around the country have been enjoying success as they try to catch a trout for the family dinner table following the opening of the new freshwater...

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Anglers big day out

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Trout anglers’ big day arrives with the start of the new fishing season

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 28th September 2018

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Hello and welcome to the first North Canterbury region fishing report for the 2018/19 fishing season.

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Perfect combo - school holidays & new trout fishing season

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The opening of the new trout fishing season and the beginning of the school holidays is providing the perfect combination for a great family activity over coming weeks.

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Remember to Vote - Farmers are!

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This years Fish & Game elections are already attracting a bit of attention, Stuff.co.nz has published a story about Federated Farmers putting candidates up for election.

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Graeme Marshall Fishing Report for Reel Life August 2018

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